Jul 30, 2020

Maintenance Technician-New Kensington, PA

  • Birgo Realty
  • New Kensington, PA, USA
Full-Time Construction Facilities General Labor Installation - Maint - Repair Real Estate Skilled Labor

Job Description

Job Description

Birgo Realty is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our fast-growing and energetic company. The Maintenance Technician is an important team member who is responsible to assist with the upkeep of a 200 unit portfolio in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, enhance the value of the community, while also maximizing the living experience for residents and the community.

The ideal candidate must possess a strong will to learn, follow company policies and procedures, and complete all tasks assigned in a timely and professional manner. Additionally, the candidate will preserve and respect resident confidentiality, foster a positive and collaborative relationship with residents, communities and associated agencies, and enforce and adhere to company policies, rules, safety practices, and regulations.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform various maintenance functions which include minor repairs that do not require the need for a license in the following areas: electrical, plumbing, appliances, patching, painting, flooring, drywall, carpentry, HVAC, roofing
  • Complete minor repairs and improvements in vacant units for market-ready status in a timely manner
  • Assist with keeping the grounds and common areas free of trash and debris
  • Perform assigned preventive maintenance duties and tasks
  • Complete special projects as assigned by a Maintenance Coordinator or Property Manager
  • Assist and perform tasks that include working in various areas, such as attics, basements, crawl spaces, and living areas
  • Perform emergency on-call service for after-hours maintenance-related issues


  • Must have starting tools; knowing how to use advanced tools is a plus
  • Should be able to assess and provide estimates for work in terms of material and labor
  • Must have a personal and reliable vehicle to transport materials, and a ladder is a plus
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Must maintain excellent communication with maintenance coordinators on jobs, property managers, management, vendors, customer service representatives, fellow employees, suppliers, and residential and commercial tenants
  • Must dress professionally
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as with a team
  • Must be a positive and dependable worker who can meet timelines
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, climb and work on ladders, work with arms raised over head, stand/walk for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend at waist and knees to lift boxes, appliances, furniture, shovel snow as needed, etc.
  • Maintenance work experience or associate's degree in a related field is preferred
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License
  • Must have a smartphone or device to be able to text/email photos and paperwork

The right candidate must be willing to undergo a background and reference check, in accordance with local law and regulations.


Birgo Realty Perks:

  • Positive work environment
  • Consistent year-round work
  • Flexible hours
  • Advancement opportunities
  • No out of pocket material expenses


Carpentry-Framing,   Electrician,   Flooring-Tiling-Painting-Wallpapering,   General-Other: Construction-Skilled Trades,   HVAC,   Plumbing-Pipefitting  



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